Oakmont E-Blast 9/14/2018

Oakmont Info

Neighborhood Gatherings Are A Thing!

Would you like to bring your neighbors together for a late Summer/early Fall social and informational event?
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Oakmont Village Association New Resident Reception

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
10 AM to 11:30 AM Berger Auditorium
6633 Oakmont Drive

New owners and tenants who have moved to Oakmont that have not yet attended a New Resident Reception, are invited.
Keynote Speaker: Kevin Hubred, OVA Manager
An informative discussion on:

  • How to discover Oakmont’s special lifestyle offerings
  • Important Architectural information
  • Community Resources

Please Join Us!
You’ll meet new neighbors and have an opportunity to ask questions. Refreshments will be served.

Beware of Telephone Scams

If you get a call from anyone telling you that your computer has been hacked or they have detected some type or problem with your computer PLEASE HANG UP. No one is monitoring your computer. If you give them access…
Read More of Al Medeiros’s article.

Bylaw Revision Committee

Meetings are open to all OVA members. After the meetings the committee invites members to ask questions, comment, & make suggestions. There is still time & space available to join this committee. Meeting times are the 1st & 3rd Thursdays at 10am.

Oakmont Meals On Wheels

The Oakmont Meals On Wheels program needs a few good men… and women, to deliver meals to Oakmont residents. You can be regular monthly driver or on our sub list and deliver as needed. If you have been thinking about participating in service to your community, here’s your chance to step up to the plate and offer your time to this volunteer opportunity!

Contact Olivia Kinzler at 707-595-1214 or oliviak51@outlook.com to learn more.

Protect Your Property

WIND DRIVEN EMBERS and firebrands blown ahead of the fire that land in areas that catch or trap them. Heat traps include roof valleys & gutters, open eaves, sofits, overhands, or under decks and balconies.

RADIANT HEAT generally from flammable vegetation or adjacent burning homes that are too close to your home.

DIRECT FLAME CONTACT from flammable native or urban landscaping, attached wood fences and accumulation or storage of flammable materials against the house or under decks.

Note that 50% of the houses with wood roofs and less than 30 feet of vegetation clearance were destroyed by wildfire. But less than 1% of the homes with fire resistant roofs and 100 feet of clearance were destroyed.

Find Out More Ways To Make Your Home Safe (Click Here)

Flammable Plants List

Did you know that the California Pepper Tree is highly flammable? The same is true for rosemary and bamboo bushes. Find out about all of the high risk plants in our Flammable Plants List linked below.

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OCC request for Assistance at the CAC on Sunday Mornings

Back up sound and video tech 9 AM – 11:45 AM (occasionally to fill in for video tech on vacation or out ill) We are using 2 computers, video camera, and a sound board to run everything through, so someone who is already tech savvy to allow for easy training.
Sound set up at 8:00 AM (able to carry and lift large speakers up on to stands) and to assist in running and taping cables to floor for sound, video and camera.
Break down at 11:40 AM (able to carry and lift large speakers off of stands) and to assist in wrapping and removing tape from cables for sound, video and camera.
Camera tech, to record video / live stream into the video café (camera is on a tri-pod) from 10:20 – 11:40 AM.

Oakmont Events

Dances From Around the World
3:00pm, Sunday, November 4th – BERGER – Tickets $20pp
Doors open at 2:30. Come early for the Pre Show Entertainment – videos with musical accompaniment by The Mellow Tones. Seating will be chairs around the dance floor, no tables.
Please make checks payable to “Oakmont Health Initiative.”
You may leave your check in the OHI folder in the OVA office,
Or mail them to Oakmont Health Initiative, c/o Tom Woodrum, 12 Valley Green, Santa Rosa, Ca 95409.

September 16, 2pm & 7pm
Erin Brockovich


In concert with Oakmont’s Sunday Symposium’s appearance of Erin Brockovich, Movies At Oakmont screens this unconventional drama based on actual events. Julia Roberts earned an Oscar for her portrayal of Brockovich, a twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on PG&E, and wins! Hear the environmental activist speak at the symposium, and then attend the compelling film that made her a household-name. (2000), R (language), 121 minutes.

Sunday Symposium

William Sauber: Hiking The Appalachian Trail


William Sauber hiked the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine at mile 0, Springer Mountain, GA. In a fascinating presentation, Bill will tell of his personal adventure, trials/tribulations and accomplishments. He hiked with his son, Pete. The two of them traversed up hill and down starting on Feb 21, 2015 and ending on August 19, after 2,189.2 miles. Bill lost 40 pounds and son Pete lost 100 pounds when the adventure ended. Bill is a captivating speaker.

Oakmont Lawn Bowling Demo, Monday September 24 at 10am. Learn more at OakmontLawnBowling.com

Classes Start Soon! Register Now!


Legends of History, Dr. Bruce Elliott
Mondays, Sep 17 – Oct 22


Wine as Art, David Sandri
Wednesdays Sep 19 – Oct 3


Memoirs and More, Ida Rae Egli
Tuesdays, Oct 2 – Nov 6


Music, Myth and Gustav Klimt, Dr. Kayleen Asbo
Wednesdays, Oct 10 – Oct 31


Nutrition & Mental Health, Dr. Chiara Kae
Mondays, Oct 29 – Nov 5


Four Ways to Register:

Oakmont Lifelong Learning Website

Santa Rosa Junior College Website

Credit card by phone (707) 527-4372

Pick up and fill out a form at the OVA office


Don’t Forget Our Awesome Concerts!

More Joy
Saturday, Sep. 22, 7pm
Berger Center

Click Here To Purchase Tickets